Synopses & Reviews
NOW IN ONE VOLUMEA DEADLY BLEND OF THE FIRST THREE TEA SHOP MYSTERIES FROM NEW YORK TIMES
BESTSELLING AUTHOR LAURA CHILDS
Charleston tea shop owner Theodosia Browning always seems to find herself steeped in mystery and murder.
Death by Darjeeling
Theo is serving tea for two hundred or so at the annual historic homes garden party when one guest is found dead clutching a teacup.
While unveiling her newest flavor of tea at a yacht race, Theo hears the crack of an antique gun and a member of Charlestons elite falls dead.
Shades of Earl Grey
Theo attends the engagement soiree of the season where a wedding ringa family heirloom from Marie Antoinettes crowngoes missing.
Includes a new foreword and 16 new recipes
“This mystery series could single-handedly propel the tea shop business in this country to the status of wine bars and bustling coffee houses.”—Buon Gusto, Minneapolis, MN
“Engages the audience from the start…Laura Childs provides the right combination between tidbits on tea and an amateur sleuth cozy that will send readers seeking a cup of Death By Darjeeling, the series previous novel.”—Midwest Book Review
Praise for New York Times bestselling author Laura Childs' Tea Shop Mysteries
"Murder suits Laura Childs to a Tea."--St. Paul (MN) Pioneer Press
"Just the right blend of cozy fun and clever plotting."--Susan Wittig Albert, author of The Darling Dahlias and the Texas Star
"A love letter to Charleston, tea, and fine living."--Kirkus Reviews
"[A] delightful read."--Publishers Weekly
Tea shop owner Theodosia Browning knows that something’s brewing in the high society of Charleston—something other than her newest tea…
The Indigo Tea Shop, Charleston’s favorite spot of tea, has just come out with its latest flavor: Gunpowder Green. Theodosia Browning cannot wait to hear its praises as it is unveiled at the annual yacht race. But when she hears the crack of an antique gun meant to end the race, a member of Charleston’s elite falls dead. Theodosia has a hunch that his demise was no accident—and will go out of her way to prove it. But if she doesn’t act fast, Theo will find herself in hot water with some boiling-mad Charlestonians—and more than a little gun-chai…
Includes a delicious recipe and tea-making tips!
About the Author
Laura Childs is the New York Times bestselling author of the Cackleberry Club, Tea Shop, and Scrapbooking mysteries. In her past life she was a Clio Award–winning advertising writer and CEO of her own marketing firm. She lives in Plymouth, Minnesota.